Real Racism

The Red bloggers’ complaint that the Blue team always attributes anti-Obama sentiment to racism would be more worthy of attention if Red Blogistan ever called out the flat-out racism of the official organ of the Teapublican party, Fox News. When an African chief of state visits the White House, and Fox refers to his “having a hood in the Big Crib,” what are we supposed to call it?

[Cross-posted at Same Facts]

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Mark Kleiman

Mark Kleiman is a professor of public policy at the New York University Marron Institute.